Miswak, Arak, Miswaki, Sewak or Siwak are all names of the original toothbrush, a “chewstick”. Appearing as a lowly twig from the Arak tree, native to the Middle East, Miswak has impressive oral hygiene benefits. In addition the Miswak stick is affordable and environment friendly.
The miswak stick is a toothbrush as well as a toothpaste, a very convenient 2-in-1 appliance. Miswak contains potent anti-bacterial properties, protects against the buildup of plaque. A perfect treatment for bad breath and strengthens gums preventing gingivitis.
Active ingredients of Miswak:
- Alkaloids—Salvadorine, Trimethylamine—have an antibacterial effect
- Silica—natural abrasive, removes stains
- Calcium, Chlorides, Fluorides—important for dental care. Flouride helps in remineralizing the tooth structure.
- Vitamin C
- Resins—Form a protective layer over the enamel to prevent the formation of caries
- Tannins—Function as a natural astringent, stimulate premolar saliva production
- Saponins, Flavonoids, and Sterols in small amounts
- Essential oils—impart a mild taste and fragrance, stimulate the production of saliva, and help relieve flatulence
Optima’s Aloe Dent Miswak toothpaste also contains:
- Aloe Vera - naturally soothing gel
- Co - Q10 & Horse Chestnut - for healthy gums
- Tea Tree Oil - natural antiseptic
- Chitosan - Attacks bacteria
- Silica - natural whitener
- Peppermint & Menthol- natural flavor
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